Photo Trivia: 1966 NFL Championship Game

The Dallas Cowboys lost to the Green Bay Packers in the 1966 NFL Championship Game by a final score of 34-27. The Cowboys were in position to tie the game at 34 near the end of regulation.

Facing a 4th-and-goal from the Green Bay 2, Don Meredith tried to complete a touchdown pass  on a rollout play, but the Packers’ Dave Robinson got to Meredith before the Dallas QB could find an open man. Meredith was able to get a pass off in Bob Hayes’ general direction, but Tom Brown intercepted the pass to secure the Green Bay win.

The Cowboys originally had the ball at the 2 on their final drive because of a pass interference call. The team lost 5 yards because of a false-start penalty, setting up a 3rd-and-goal from the 6. The Cowboys moved back to the 2 on the third-down play.

Trivia question, answered in the puzzle below: who caught the pass on third down to set up the 4th-and-goal play from the 2?

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